'Thunivu' (Tamil), released as 'Tegimpu' in Telugu, stars Ajith in the role of a bank heist conspirator. Released on January 11 in theatres, the film is directed by H Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor.
The news is that Netflix is going to stream the big-ticket movie from February 8. It will be streamed in all major South Indian languages and Hindi.
When it was released in theatres, the film flopped in Telugu but became a super hit in Tamil.
What is the film's premise? Dark Devil (Ajith Kumar) is a bank robber who embarks on a heist in Vizag's Your Bank. Its owner (played by John Kokken) is a shady entity with skeletons in the cupboard. Obviously, Dark Devil is the good guy in the scheme of things. Why is Dark Devil executing a ruthless heist? What is with the Rs 25,000 Cr stashed in the bank's premises? Why is an evil cop (played by Ajay) after him? Answers to these questions are found as the story progresses.